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David Brooks

David Brooks

Op-Ed columnist, The New York Times

David Brooks became an op-ed columnist for The New York Times in September, 2003. He has been a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, a contributing editor at Newsweek and the Atlantic Monthly, and he is currently a commentator on “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.” He is the author of Bobos In Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, both published by Simon & Schuster.

David Brooks has also participated in:

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New York Times

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Brooks and Collins discuss the recent RNC report and the current crop of prospective Republican presidential candidates.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

A second GOP would be filled with people who recoiled at President Obama’s second Inaugural Address because of its excessive faith in centralized power, but who don’t share the absolute antigovernment story of the current GOP.

Monday, January 28, 2013

The Republican Party has a long way to go before it revives itself as a majority party.

Monday, December 3, 2012

If you listened to the Republican candidates this year, you heard a conventional set of arguments. But if you go online, you can find a vibrant and increasingly influential center-right conversation.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Conservatism has lost the balance between economic and traditional conservatism.

Monday, September 24, 2012

This is the source of Republican extremism: the conviction that the governing model is obsolete. It needs replacing.

Thursday, June 14, 2012
Monday, December 3, 2012